Migration to Mallorca is a pattern that started in the 1960s. | Archive
According to figures from Spain's National Statistics Institute (INE), 46% of the population of the Balearic Islands was born outside the region. There are 541,127 residents who were born in another region of Spain or overseas. These compare with the 635,127 who were born on the islands. This 46% is the highest for all the regions, above even Madrid with 43.91%.